Wilmette Public Schools
February 22, 2021 7:00 p.m.

In-person attendance for this meeting will be limited to not more than 10 people from the general public in order to adhere to the maximum group size capacity and the required social distancing requirements.
Any person entering the facility in-person must register in advance using the link below, and must sign in upon arrival, wear a face mask, maintain social distancing and not be experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.
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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Pledge of Allegiance
  4. Approve the Minutes of the January 25, 2021 Board of Education and Executive Session Meetings
  5. Public Comments - Register in advance of the meeting to participate remotely
  6. Board Reports
    1. Committees
      1. Facilities Development
      2. School Finance
      3. Strategy
    2. Liaison
      1. Community Review Committee (CRC)
      2. Educational Foundation
      3. Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB)
    3. Legislative Update
  7. Information Items
    1. Written Communication
    2. Administrative Announcements from Superintendent and Staff
      1. Metrics Team Update
      2. Staff Vaccine Update
      3. SafeGuard Screening
      4. Planning for 2021-2022
      5. 2021-2022 Student Fees
      6. Statement of Inclusion
      7. Juneteenth Holiday
      8. Village of Wilmette Sesquicentennial
      9. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
    3. Strategic Plan Updates
      1. 2020-2021 Strategic Plan Updates: Continuing Initiatives
      2. Future Strategic Planning Dates and Next Steps
    4. Annual Business
      1. Summer Construction Bids
      2. 2021-2022 Draft School Calendar
    5. Board Policy Review
      1. First Reading of Board of Education Policy 7:345
  8. Public Comments - Register in advance of the meeting to participate remotely
  9. Action Items
    1. Consent Agenda
      1. Approve the Personnel Report
      2. Approve the 2021-2022 Student Fees
      3. Approve as First Reading Board of Education Policy 7:345
      4. Approve to Reaffirm District 39 Statement of Inclusion
      5. Approve the Bills for Payment
        1. Accounts Payable
        2. Manual Checks
    2. Approve Bids for the Additions and Renovations at McKenzie Elementary School and Romona Elementary School
  10. Conference Items
    1. Old Business
      1. Board Work Regarding Equity
    2. New Business
    3. Good and Welfare
  11. Adjourn to Executive Session to Discuss Collective Negotiating Matters Between the Public Body and Its Employees or Their Representatives, or Deliberations Concerning Salary Schedules for One or More Classes of Employees 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2) 
  12. Adjourn


Reasonable accommodations are available upon request. Individuals requiring special accommodations should contact the Assistant to the Superintendent, Wilmette Public Schools District 39, at 847-512-6000 at least three hours prior to the meeting to allow for accommodations to be made.

As a limited public forum and pursuant to Board policy, persons wishing to address the Board during the public comment times must speak to the whole Board regarding school issues. Each individual is limited according to policy.